Surfer dies after being attacked by a shark on the New South Wales mid-north coast
- A surfer has died after going into cardiac arrest after being attacked by a shark
- He was bitten at Tuncurry Seashore close to Forster on the mid-north coast of NSW
- Surfer was pulled from the water by paramedics however died on the scene
- Forster and Tuncurry is a breeding floor for nice white sharks
A surfer has died after being bitten by a shark whereas browsing on the New South Wales mid-north coast.
The person, believed to be in his 50s, was bitten on the leg at Tuncurry Seashore close to Forster earlier than 11.20am on Tuesday. The person died at 12.40pm after going into cardiac arrest.
He man was pulled from the water and paramedics carried out CPR, however he later died from his accidents on the scene.
New South Wales Ambulance mentioned: ‘Regardless of the most effective efforts of paramedics and bystanders on the scene the person couldn’t be resuscitated.’
A person has died after he was bitten by a shark on the higher leg on the New South Wales mid-north coast
New South Wales Ambulance mentioned he has an higher leg harm after the assault at Tuncurry Seashore Pictured: Police and Surf Lifesavers at Tuncurry Seashore after the assault
The realm is a recognized breeding floor for nice white sharks. In 2018, 64 nice whites have been caught off Foster and Tuncurry throughout a six month interval.
Police mentioned they’re working with the Division of Major Industries to establish the species accountable.
The Mid Coast Council introduced seashores in Tuncurry and Forster have been closed in response to the incident.
‘In response to experiences of a shark assault at Tuncurry Seashore this morning, we now have closed all seashores from Black Head to One Mile at Forster,’ the council mentioned.
‘This choice has been made primarily based on recommendation from Surf Life Saving Australia officers.’
A person has been attacked by a shark (not pictured) and is in a critical situation